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Life has changed; our ability to freely move from place to place has been restricted in order to protect ourselves and others. But living continues; life continues. I ran the numbers, and chatted with my husband. I asked countless questions. Then I booked a flight for...read more
Many of you either consider yourselves creative individuals or finally have some time now and are seeking a way to get started. A great deal of my work the past few years has revolved around creative process; helping others get started and/or figure out just where...read more
I cried because my immediate thought was, "how long before I see my granddaughter again?" That thought was followed by fear over Covid-19 altering my life with my family for more than a few more weeks. Fuck this virus. So yes. I woke up crying today. The sun had begun...read more
I love my home. The pure magnitude of businesses affected by Covid-19 is devastating and overwhelming. We see pictures of Paris, New York, and other urban areas that are eerily quiet, but the streets of our small towns paint a picture that is deeply personal and...read more
My daughter just called – she usually does toward the end of the day, this time to tell me she had spent the day digging up this and replacing that, moving some shrubs and finally sewing some new seed for the thinner spots in her small garden. I have always gardened. ...read more
The only thing I know for sure is we are all in this together. The time was 3:30 in the afternoon and I decided to walk a few blocks to see what Louisville, Colorado looked like in the midst of our state lockdown. I knew people wouldn't be out and about, but wondered...read more
“I often dream life is just as it is only I have well behaved hair and I live in Paris” reads the sign on my door. Perhaps none of you have thought of this, but it came to me this morning when I realized that in my old age home, Steve the hairdresser has had to close...read more
I'm trying to be brave. I haven’t put on make-up in days and have taken to washing my hair every other day. Clean underwear goes on daily; but I tend to wear the same clothing over and over again. I keep forgetting to wear deodorant. I’ve been waking up at 7 instead...read more